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Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
As deciduous fruit and nut growers know, adequate winter cold for the varieties planted is essential for strong bloom and satisfactory fruit set. This winter...
Recent additions and updates: Home Fruit Growing Questions & Answers (new), Greenhouse Fruit Growing (new), Variety Finder (updated for 2013-2014).
Tom Spellman conducts the first summer pruning of 2013 in the new DWN Backyard Orchard Culture demo planting, showing home growers how to get it done by keeping it simple.
From parent stock long in development, the peach/nectarine and cherry gene pools are now joining plum and apricot (of Pluot® and Aprium® fame) to accelerate the breeding of new stone fruits.
At Dave Wilson Nursery blind fruit tastings in the past two years, six varieties qualified as new "Taste Test Winners".